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Stephanie's story: Wading through money molasses as Dad's carer

Stephanie's story: Wading through money molasses as Dad's carer

Stephanie was preparing to say a ‘long goodbye’ to her 78-year old father who had Parkinson’s disease. Her 73-year old mother was his full-time carer, so both her parents were housebound and needed a lot of practical and emotional support. Sorting out the financial aspects of her Dad’s life was unexpectedly complex and ended up consuming much of Stephanie’s time and energy…